Dr. Jeff Kuraun of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR officially joined the party in his village, Mbatyough Ward, Tsar Mbaduku, Vandeikya Local Government .
Hundreds of APC members accompanied him to declare for the party over the weekend. The North Central APC leader and Minister for Special Duties, Senator George Akume represented by former Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Prof Bem Angwe .Others at the event were Former Deputy Governor Steven Lawani, former Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Sam Ode Mni, Board member, North East Development Commission representing North Central, Hon Barr Adanyi Benjamin attended the occasion. Other APC big wigs who also graced the declaration included ex member of National Assembly, Hon Dickson Tarkighir, Dorothy Mato, the ex MD, BIPC Barr John Tine, Anambra based legal practitioner, Adeh Leonard and many other chieftains of the APC were in attendance.
His wife Mrs Torkwase Kuraun a well known Buhari follower also joined APC ,He will be running for the office of Governor of Benue State in 2023.